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YFD SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER

 

Welcome to our September newsletter. We are now into our 3rd month of lockdown and what can we say – it’s tough! Please hang in there, get vaccinated, get tested if you have symptoms, and adhere to social …

The Pfizer Vaccine Coming Soon

The Pfizer vaccine is COMING SOON for our patients under the age of 60. We will initially be prioritising existing patients of our practice including pregnant patients, those under 18 years and those with underlying medical conditions.  Bookings will be …

EXERCISE AND CANCER

We know exercise is good for your health,  but did you know regular exercise can decrease your risk of many cancers such as bowel cancer, endometrial cancer and post-menopausal breast cancer?

Obesity is also linked to many cancers, so by …

Constipation in children

A while ago, I wrote an article about constipation in babies under the age of 6 months. In this article, we will discuss the possibly less cute, and sometimes, slightly more smelly, poos of older children.

Constipation is a problem …

by Dr Samantha Pethen

YFD August Newsletter

Welcome to our August newsletter. We hope you are all staying well and safe out there during our second month of lockdown. In this month’s newsletter we will be giving you some tips on how to look after your physical …

HEART HEALTH

 

Cardiovascular disease accounts for over 1 in 4 deaths in Australia as is the leading cause of death for older Australians.  Approximately 1.2 million Australians are living with heart disease, stroke or vascular conditions. However, cardiovascular disease is largely …

by Dr Georgia Page

YFD COVID VACCINATION UPDATE

Two doses of either COVID-19 vaccine provides over 90% prevention of hospitalisation and death from COVID-19

At YFD we have the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine available for patients over the age of 18. We do not have the Pfizer vaccine. Appointments …

Looking after your Health during another Covid Lockdown

As we find ourselves in another lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we need to make sure we continue to prioritise our health. Lockdowns not only affect our mental wellbeing, but also our physical health, with disruption to our healthy …

by Dr Georgia Page

HOW THE YFD TEAM ARE KEEPING YOU COVID SAFE.

Since the COVID 19 pandemic begun last year YFD has put in a number measures to keep our patients and staff safe. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding in continuing these measures to help protect you.

⭐️ All patients will …

TELEHEALTH CHANGES 

We have been fortunate over the last 14 months to have had the availability of telehealth consultations to help get us through the hurdles that the COVID-19 Pandemic has thrown at us.  However as of 1st July the government has …

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